Rock Cycle

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  • 1. 
    What are the 3 types of rocks involved in the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      Sandstone, shale, basalt

    • B. 

      Dactylic, iambic, spondaic

    • C. 

      Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic


  • 2. 
    What are igneous rocks made from?
    • A. 

      Molten rock that has cooled

    • B. 

      Pieces of other rocks that have collected and cemented together

    • C. 

      Mountains that have weathered away


  • 3. 
    Rocks are made ...
    • A. 

      Only of organic substances that contain carbon

    • B. 

      Always of quartz and silicon

    • C. 

      Of one or more minerals


  • 4. 
    What are sedimentary rocks made of?
    • A. 

      Molten rock that has cooled

    • B. 

      Pieces of other rocks that have collected and cemented together

    • C. 

      Petrified trees


  • 5. 
    Which of these is a sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Granite

    • B. 

      Pumice

    • C. 

      Sandstone


  • 6. 
    Which statement is TRUE about the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      It involves heat, pressure and cooling

    • B. 

      It stops after metamorphic rocks form

    • C. 

      Weathering only occurs in igneous rocks


  • 7. 
    What often leads to the creation of metamorphic rocks?
    • A. 

      Volcanic eruption

    • B. 

      Movement of Earth's tectonic plates

    • C. 

      Erosion


  • 8. 
    What happens to metamorphic rock when it is subjected to extreme heat?
    • A. 

      It breaks apart into sediments

    • B. 

      It forms igneous rocks

    • C. 

      It melts into magma


  • 9. 
    What kind of rock most often contains fossils?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic


  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a metamorphic rock?
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Shale

    • C. 

      Basalt


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